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Veterinary Assistant Schools in San Diego, California

There are two schools located around San Diego, CA offering veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 167 students graduated from programs at San Diego veterinary assistant schools. 141 of all these students graduated with certificates and 26 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

135 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in San Diego, on average, every year. This accounts for around 34% of students who California schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Specifically, 141 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 26 with an associate's level degree.

Two veterinary assistant schools are located in San Diego. And of these, one school is public, while one school is private. While public veterinary assistant school tuition is $658, private veterinary assistant school tuition is $10,408.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $1,609. While the lowest tuition in San Diego, which is $658 per year, is at San Diego Mesa College, the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $10,408 per year, is at the Pima Medical Institute-Chula Vista.

Schools in San Diego offer certificates and associates degrees in veterinary assistant.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, California

135 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in San Diego, on average, every year. This accounts for around 34% of students who California schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Specifically, 141 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 26 with an associate's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, California

  • Certificate 2006: 102
  • Certificate 2007: 105
  • Certificate 2008: 81
  • Certificate 2009: 84
  • Certificate 2010: 141
  • Associate 2006: 21
  • Associate 2007: 31
  • Associate 2008: 22
  • Associate 2009: 21
  • Associate 2010: 26

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in San Diego, California

San Diego schools offer a total of three programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, about 66% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in San Diego, California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17530
  • 25th Percentile: 18760
  • Median: 22960
  • 75th Percentile: 31150
  • 90th Percentile: 37660

Career Trends

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22090
  • Median Salary 2007: 26020
  • Median Salary 2008: 28245
  • Median Salary 2009: 30470
  • Median Salary 2010: 22960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1340
  • Total Employed 2007: 1340
  • Total Employed 2008: 1160
  • Total Employed 2009: 1270
  • Total Employed 2010: 1190

San Diego vs California Veterinary Assistant Employment

San Diego vs California Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in San Diego: 17.147% (1190)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in San Diego, California

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1. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604

San Diego Mesa College, which is located 22.3 miles from Escondido, is 6.2 miles from San Diego, CA. It offers two veterinary assistant programs. Out of those, this community college offers one certificate in veterinary assisting to students and one associate's level degree in veterinary assisting. It is the biggest institution offering programs in veterinary assisting in this city.